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Illinois Collaboration on Youth Offers Well-Framed Budget Statement

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Illinois Collaboration on Youth Offers Well-Framed Budget Statement

With many state legislative sessions having recently closed or coming to a close, we thought it would be timely to share the Illinois Collaboration on Youth’s (ICOY) nicely framed statement on the state’s fiscal year 2020 budget. ICOY is a longtime supporter of reframing, having brought workshops and presentations to their members throughout the state […]

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Leveraging Coalitions and Shared Narratives for Grassroots Advocacy Success

The National Human Services Assembly held its 2019 Annual Convening, Essential Conversations on Human Services, on Tuesday, June 11. Of the stimulating discussions, Brandon Toth, the National Assembly’s Director of Public Policy, moderated the panel, “How Human Service Organizations Can Strategically Marshal Grassroots Advocacy Campaigns.” He was joined by: Khalilah Harris, Managing Director for K-12 […]

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National Assembly Circulates Legislative Priorities to Members of Congress

Last Tuesday, the National Assembly distributed a summary of our legislative priorities to the Chiefs of Staff for all 535 Members of the 116th Congress. We hope you will join us in the coming months to leverage our sector’s collective expertise to advance policies that support human services, build well-being, and promote thriving communities. We […]

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Reframing Partner HealthStart Shows Us How It’s Done

It’s the time of year to catalogue annual communications, development and policy accomplishments! To guide you going forward in embedding the Building Well-Being Narrative into messaging—with the goal of achieving even more successes in 2019—in this newsletter issue, we offer a practical example with HealthStart Foundation—one of the National Reframing Initiative’s local partners in Austin. […]

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FrameWorks Institute’s Sweetland Provides Advocacy Reframing Insights

As noted in the last newsletter, the National Human Services Assembly’s second What the Hill podcast on October 9, 2018, featured sociolinguist Julie Sweetland, Vice President for Strategy and Innovation at the FrameWorks Institute. Sweetland joined the National Assembly’s public policy team, Marie Camino and Brandon Toth, to offer guidance on how human service advocates […]

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